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Of Hummus and Children

By Nathan Chambers, ASU Nutrition Student “Time for bed, please brush your teeth,” her mother will call from our bedroom down the hall. A brief hesitation and then, “It’s only 8:48. Yesterday you didn’t ask me to brush my teeth … Continue reading

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Nutrition Series: Teens

By Mariely Lopez, A Nutrition Communication Undergraduate at Arizona State University   Part four of a four-part series.  Part one: Preconception Part two: Pregnancy Part three: Toddlers and Preschoolers    As your child enters his or her teen years their … Continue reading

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Healthy Babies, Healthy Moms

By Laura Slatalla, ASU Nutrition Student Breastfeeding creates healthy babies and mothers, as well as a financial benefit. The current recommendation for breastfeeding is exclusively for 6 months before introducing any solids, and at least until 12 months before weaning … Continue reading

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Picture Comparisons Predict Children’s Food Preferences

PICTURE COMPARISONS PREDICT CHILDREN’S FOOD PREFERENCES Children’s liking of specific foods can be accurately assessed by asking them to compare pictures on a computer screen, suggests new research that could help manufacturers develop new child-friendly foods. For more complete information … Continue reading

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The Battle Over Vegetables: Four Creative Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat More

One thing many parents struggle with at one point or another is getting their kids to eat their vegetables.  According to the USDA’s MyPlate food guidelines, everyone should aim to fill half their plate with fruits and vegetables. This means … Continue reading

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